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17 November 2015 @ 05:39 pm
Beyond doubt, the “Global War on Terrorism” is a fabrication.  
[The United States of America is the “Number One” State Sponsor of Terrorism.]

America’s “Global War on Terror”, Al Qaeda and the Islamic State (ISIS)

A Review
By Prof Michel Chossudovsky
Global Research, November 16, 2015
The following text was presented to the Public Forum on:
America’s War on Terror and the Urgency of World Peace: Its Ramification in the Philippines.
Social Sciences, University of the Philippines (UP-Cebu),  March 2, 2015
America’s “war on terrorism” is a hegemonic project, under a fake counter-terrrorism agenda which consists in going after al Qaeda entities which “threaten Western civilization”.
Major military and covert intelligence operations are being undertaken simultaneously in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia and the Far East. The U.S. military agenda combines both major theater operations as well as covert actions geared towards destabilizing sovereign states.
Under a global military agenda, the actions undertaken by the Western military alliance (U.S.-NATO-Israel) in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Palestine, Ukraine, Syria and Iraq are coordinated at the highest levels of the military hierarchy.
We are not dealing with piecemeal military and intelligence operations. The July-August 2014 attack on Gaza by Israeli forces was undertaken in close consultation with the United States and NATO. The actions in Ukraine and their timing coincided with the onslaught of the attack on Gaza, Syria and Iraq.
In turn, military undertakings are closely coordinated with a process of economic warfare which consists not only in imposing sanctions on sovereign countries but also in deliberate acts of destabilization of financial and currencies markets, with a view to undermining the enemies’ national economies.
Our analysis in this article will largely be geared towards refuting the myth that the United States is waging “a Global War on Terrorism”.
The evidence amply confirms that the the United States of America is a “State Sponsor of Terrorism” and that the campaign against the Islamic State is a smokescreen used by the US and its allies to justify in the eyes of public opinion its global war of conquest.
The Global War on Terrorism has become a consensus. It is part of war propaganda. It is also used by Western governments to justify and implement “anti-terrorist” legislation. It is the cornerstone of the West’s demonization campaign directed against Muslims.
It should also be understood that the “Global War on Terrorism”  supports a process of “economic conquest”, whereby countries forego their sovereignty.
Their national economies are “taken over by foreign investors”.
Their assets are confiscated, austerity measures are imposed and a process of macro-economic restructuring under the helm of Wall Street and the Bretton Woods institutions are implemented.
US sponsored terrorism creates factional divisions within national societies.
Countries are impoverished and destabilized. National institutions are undermined as part of  a US led war of conquest.

The evidence presented in this article, including the historical review, is intended to fully reveal the “Big Lie”.
Beyond doubt, the “Global War on Terrorism” is a fabrication. The United States of America is the “Number One” State Sponsor of Terrorism.

The Global War on Terrorism: Obama’s Crusade against the Islamic State (ISIS)

The U.S. airstrikes initiated in September 2014 directed against Iraq and Syria under the pretext of going after the Islamic State are part of a scenario of military escalation extending from North Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean to Central and South Asia.
Since August 2014, the US Air Force with the support of a coalition of more than twenty countries has relentlessly waged an intensified air campaign against Syria and Iraq allegedly targeting  the Islamic State brigades.
According to Defense News, over 16,000 airstrikes were carried out from August 2014 to mid January 2015.  Sixty percent of the air strikes were conducted by the US Air Force using advanced jet fighter and bombing capabilities  (Aaron Mehta, “A-10 Performing 11 Percent of Anti-ISIS Sorties”. Defense News, January 19, 2015.)
The airstrikes have been casually described by the media as part of  a “soft” counter-terrorism operation, rather than an act of all out war directed against Syria and Iraq.
This large scale air campaign which has resulted in countless civilian casualties has been routinely misreported by the mainstream media. According to  Max Boot, senior fellow in national security at the Council on Foreign Relations. ”Obama’s strategy in Syria and Iraq is not working… [ because] the U.S. bombing campaign against ISIS has been remarkably restrained”.  (Newsweek, February 17, 2015, emphasis added).
Americans are led to believe that the Islamic State constitutes a formidable force confronting the US military and threatening Western Civilization. The thrust of media reporting is that the US Air Force has failed and that “Obama should get his act together” in effectively confronting this  ”Outside Enemy” of America.
According to CFR Max Boot, military escalation is the answer: what is required is for the president “to dispatch more aircraft, military advisers, and special operations forces, while loosening the restrictions under which they operate.” (Ibid)
What kind of aircraft are involved in the air campaign? The F-16 Fighting Falcon,(above right),  The F-15E Strike Eagle (image below) , The A-10 Warthog, not to mention Lockheed Martin’s F-22 Raptor stealth tactical fighter aircraft.
Why has the US Air Force not been able to wipe out the Islamic State which at the outset was largely equipped with conventional small arms not to mention state of the art Toyota pickup trucks?
From the very outset, this air campaign has NOT been directed against ISIS.  The evidence confirms that the Islamic State is not the target. Quite the opposite.
The air raids are intended to destroy the economic infrastructure of Iraq and Syria.
We call on our readers to carefully reflect on the following image, which describes the Islamic State convoy of pickup trucks entering Iraq and crossing a 200 km span of open desert which separates the two countries.

This convoy entered Iraq in June 2014.

What would have been required from a military standpoint to wipe out an ISIS convoy with no effective anti-aircraft capabilities?

Without an understanding of military issues, common sense prevails.

If they had wanted to eliminate the Islamic State brigades, they could have “carpet” bombed their convoys of Toyota pickup trucks when they crossed the desert from Syria into Iraq in June.
The answer is pretty obvious, yet not a single mainstream media has acknowledged it.
The  Syro-Arabian Desert is open territory (see map right). With state of the art jet fighter aircraft (F15, F22 Raptor, F16) it would have been –from a military standpoint–  ”a piece of cake”, a rapid and expedient surgical operation, which would have decimated the Islamic State convoys in a matter of hours.
Instead what we have witnessed is an ongoing drawn out six months of relentless  air raids and bombings, and the terrorist enemy is apparently still intact.
(In comparison, the NATO bombing raids of Yugoslavia in 1999 lasted about three months (March 24-June 10, 1999).
And we are led to believe that the Islamic State cannot be defeated by a powerful US led military coalition of more than 20 countries.
The air campaign was not intended to decimate the Islamic State.
The counter-terrorism mandate is a fiction. America is the Number One “State Sponsor of Terrorism”.

Continues http://www.globalresearch.ca/americas-global-war-on-terror-al-qaeda-and-the-islamic-state-isis/5434057

Arrest the U.S. 

clothcapclothcap on November 17th, 2015 07:33 pm (UTC)
No news

Putin Outed ISIS's G20 Financiers — But Not a Single Western Media Outlet Has Reported It
A revealing silence from the “free” western press
Rudy Panko

Nightmare: Operation Europe Resolve Leaves Belgium With Only Two Survivors
… Both were terrorists and both escaped - in this made up scenario
Tura Kurkinen
I had a strange dream last night. A dark-haired woman was standing in front of journalists, in a press conference. A heated conversation was going on between them.
“You know, we are absolutely sure that the Paris attack was planned in Belgium.”
“How can you be so sure?”
“Well, we have information from very reliable sources that confirms that.”
“And can you tell us what are those sources?”
“I really can’t tell you exactly, but you can take my word that everything will be done according to international law.”
“What´s going to be done?”
“The French government has asked our help. And since France is a NATO member, Article 5 requires us to take some action.”
Now I noticed a man standing beside her. He wore a military suit and started to speak.
“We must unite and stand strong against this threat to European values and the whole free world. We haven´t decided yet which one is the worst threat, Russia or ISIS, and I also want to remind you about the growing threat of China, but what´s clear is that we are in a pretty challenging situation right now.”
“Yes, but what´s NATO going to do about it?”
“Well, that´s a really good question. And to answer simply: we are going to launch an operation Europe resolve.”
“Europe resolve?”
“That’s right. It will be an even larger operation than the liberation of Yugoslavia. First we start pin-point air-strikes at the no-fly zone, and when the area is safe for our boys, we’ll put boots on the ground.”
“But I don´t understand? Where this will take place? And where´s the no-fly zone?”
“In Belgium.”
“In Belgium? Do you mean that NATO is going to attack Belgium?”
“You heard it right.”
“But…Belgium is a NATO member-state.”
“They have the absolute right to refuse to be a part of this operation, since we respect the sovereignty of our member-states.”
“But what about Article 5?”
“What about it?”
“If Belgium demands that you protect them against your aggression?”
“We thought about it, and came to the conclusion that this is a war on terror, not against Belgium or the people living there. So Article 5 doesn´t count, and our operation is strictly according to international law.”
Two weeks later in the same place. The dark-haired woman was answering questions again.
More http://russia-insider.com/en/politics/nightmare-operation-europe-resolve-leaves-belgium-only-two-survivors/ri11230

Edited at 2015-11-19 02:00 am (UTC)
clothcapclothcap on November 17th, 2015 09:28 pm (UTC)
Question for PMQs

How much does it cost the public for each £1 unit of currency bought from the Bank of England? £1 plus interest.
Who gets the benefit?
Audit the BoE.

Edited at 2015-11-19 02:02 am (UTC)
clothcapclothcap on November 17th, 2015 10:11 pm (UTC)
Global Banks Carve Up the World Ahead of COP21 Paris
November 15, 2015
By Rusticus
As individuals and Nations alike wait in anticipation for COP21 less than a month from now, described as the United Nations’ “legally binding and universal” update to the ever-deleterious Agenda 21, banksters at the supranational level have shown little hesitation in offering their seemingly sage opinions on how their usurious reserves will be put to use in enacting this “Global Sustainable New Deal.”
From veterans of monetary Technocracy like the IMF and World Bank to the “New Kids on the Trading Bloc” represented by the BRICS and AIIB, monetary institutions around the world are poised to receive their slice of the sustainable pie – at the expense of what little freedom and financial security the individual still retains.
Leading the charge on the Western front is none other than the Bank for International Settlements, the “central bank of central banks” as identified by Georgetown Professor Carroll Quigley in his magnum opus Tragedy and Hope. Echoing the credo of “sustainable developers” at the UN and World Bank, the BIS has seen fit to reinforce the meme that the problem of climate change cannot be tackled without complete digital serfdom in the form of an electronic, biometric global I.D.
Euphemistically entitled the “Identification for Development” (or ID4D) program by the World Bank, it represents their “unique” interpretation of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals; a reading that’s as draconian as it is creative. The UN, World Bank, and BIS are calling for nothing short of a completely pervasive global surveillance grid to be implemented by no later than 2030, all under the auspices of “saving the planet.”
Of course, the BIS is also resolute in declaring the World Bank’s “important role” in fighting the phantom foe of climate change – not only in implementing the Technocratic ID4D program, but assembling the cast of private financiers to accompany the torrent of supranational capital:
Some of these “larger private sources of capital” have also positioned themselves in advance of COP21, one example being the marriage of Eastern and Western financial juggernauts in the solar energy market. This was witnessed recently in the merger between China’s solar giant Shunfeng with American-based Suniva – owned in part by the Warburgs (Warburg-Pincus) and Goldman Sachs. These private banking elites and families of antiquity, investing in the petrol-free, carbon-capped future described as a “historic opportunity” by the International Monetary Fund, will doubtlessly be underwriting much of the “green infrastructure” loans called for by COP21.
But it’s not just Chinese solar tycoons assembling the capital and infrastructure for humanity’s (Soylent) green future; the recently birthed multilateral giants of the East, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and BRICS NDB (New Development Bank), are also all aboard the sustainable train to globalized Nirvana. In accordance with the United Nations’ assertion that the BRICS NDB is a “dream coming true” for the financing of UN-mandated sustainable development projects in developing economies, the BRICS saw fit to reinforce this notion at the first official meeting of the BRICS Environment Ministers earlier this year.
Don’t take my word for it, or the UN’s, for that matter – the BRICS are crystal clear in their position on Agenda 21:
Of course, the BIS is also resolute in declaring the World Bank’s “important role” in fighting the phantom foe of climate change – not only in implementing the Technocratic ID4D program, but assembling the cast of private financiers to accompany the torrent of supranational capital:
Here http://www.activistpost.com/2015/11/global-banks-carve-up-the-world-ahead-of-cop21-paris.html
So all the profiteering and violence in the ME has been about getting the dollar out of the picture and replacing it with SDRs, the yuan and ruble. Otherwise business as usual regardless of the figurehead.
(Anonymous) on November 18th, 2015 10:19 am (UTC)
Just more nonsense from Canada's nuttiest Proffessor.
"The Centre of Research into Globalization is the vanity project of an Ottawa-based professor called Michel Chossudovsky. And who is Michel Chossudovsky? To answer that question, I defer to Terry O’Neill of the Western Standard in an article entitled “Canada’s Nuttiest Professors”:
In other words, this latest Paul Kagame basher is an anti-Semitic truther who thinks the US has the power to orchestrate climate change and inflict tsunamis willy-nilly. What a silly billy.

Since O’Neill’s article, Chossudovsky has spent a great deal of time defending the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad, including in this recent appearance on Putin’s propaganda network, RT, where he also claims that Al Qaeda was formed by the CIA. He was also a noted supporter of former Serbian dictator and mass murderer Slobodan Milošević who also enjoyed the enthusiastic backing of that other noted Canadian denier of the Genocide Against the Tutsis, Christopher Black, who was a leading member of the International Committee to Defend Slobodan Milošević . Strange, deranged and dangerous people."


clothcapclothcap on November 18th, 2015 12:54 pm (UTC)
Re: Just more nonsense from Canada's nuttiest Proffessor.
Osama bin Laden, A.K.A. CIA Asset "Tim Osman"

Not worth the effort countering the other assertions.
Don't believe anything you read or hear from MSM. Their owners and enforcers appear to have all gained permission from their rabbi to lie to the goy.
clothcapclothcap on November 18th, 2015 12:59 pm (UTC)
clothcapclothcap on November 18th, 2015 01:58 pm (UTC)
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Could anyone,find any text or footage supporting the claims that #Assad "murdered 200.000 #Syria civilians"
Otherwise let us all shut up !

#Breaking_News: #Russian Air-forces executed 127 air-strikes and destroy 206 locations of the terrorists in #Syria

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Read @ErikWemple on yesterday's "particular CNN edition of anti-Muslim bigotry" that was "nasty" & "offensive"

#SaintDenis WRAP UP: Two terrorists killed, 7 arrested, 5 police injured, police dog killed
Boko Haram kills more people than ISIS, total hits historic high
Isis Pharmaceuticals considers rebranding after #ParisAttacks

Ana Gomes, MEP
Let me laugh,if it wasn't serious ground for crying! Even yesterday Police in #Portugal organized firearms auction!
European Commission
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Paris's single day of horror is replicated virtually every day for the civilians of Syria.
NYT Graphics
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Ured za razminiranje
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#NATO, U.S and “allies" Turkey and #Saudis supported #ISIS from 2012 onward.
But what is being done about it?
Testing our hypnosis level
Charles Edward Frith
Jeremy Corbyn opposition to bombing Syria remind anyone else of this quote?

Remi Maalouf
#Putin : to forgive the terrorists is ip to God but to send them to him is up to me

Edited at 2015-11-19 07:21 am (UTC)
clothcapclothcap on November 18th, 2015 01:59 pm (UTC)
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#Putin the ‘only defender of Christianity’ – Bashar #Assad http://sptnkne.ws/aeD9

Révolutions Info
Casualties of War:
Nuff said. http://bit.ly/1O1Rivn

UN resolution 2242: gender, generation, and counter terrorism: ...

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Influential international and regional players are desperate to prevent the utter and complete defeat of #ISIL #ISIS

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clothcapclothcap on November 18th, 2015 03:07 pm (UTC)
King of Jordan: ‘We Are Facing a Third World War’

by Pam Key 17 Nov 2015
Tuesday at a news conference in Kosovo’s capital city Priština, King Abdullah of Jordan declared the planet was in the midst of a Third World War.
King Abdullah said, “We are facing a Third World War against humanity and this is what brings us all altogether. This is a war, as I said, repeatedly within Islam and unfortunately over 100,000 Muslims have been murdered by Daesh (ISIS) alone over the past two years, and that doesn’t also count for the atrocities like-minded groups have also done in Africa and Asia. So therefore we must act fast and holistically to tackle the response to interconnected threats.”
Vid http://www.breitbart.com/video/2015/11/17/king-of-jordan-we-are-facing-a-third-world-war/

clothcapclothcap on November 18th, 2015 03:31 pm (UTC)
Demon Duncan Smith - death dealer

Does the IMF need more billions plundered from the lowest income bracket?
Sociopath, enemy of humanity doesn't cover it.

From Benefits and Work newsletter
In this edition, newly published research into ESA claimant suicides and the discovery of another coroner’s ‘prevention of future death report’ offer final proof that the DWP does not care whether its policies are killing many hundreds of claimants.
It only cares that it can still get away with denying it.
We also have news of the testing of a cost-cutting, online PIP claim form and details of our updated guide to successfully challenging PIP medical reports.
Just yesterday, respected academics from Oxford and Liverpool universities published an article in an international, peer-reviewed scientific journal.
Their research shows that the reassessment of incapacity benefit claimants for ESA is linked to an additional 590 suicides in England.
It is also implicated in an additional 279000 people developing mental health conditions and 725000 more antidepressant prescriptions being issued
The relationship between the use of the work capability assessment (WCA) and the rise in deaths was clear and the researchers were at pains to rule out other causes
Any responsible body, even if they were doubtful of the findings, would have responded with concern and given an undertaking to look closely into the matter
The DWP, however, instantly dismissed the research out-of-hand
They know that they are the only people who could provide the data to prove beyond any possible doubt that the WCA is a killer. And they are never going to do that
Instead, just as the tobacco companies argued for so many years that no causal link between smoking and cancer had been proved, the DWP argue that suicide is complex and you can’t definitively prove that the WCA causes any deaths.
And so the entirely avoidable deaths will continue
And there’s more proof of the DWP’s callous disregard for claimants’ lives. Once again, it is campaigning journalist John Pring who has brought it to light
In 2010, a coroner sent a ‘prevention of future deaths’ letter to the DWP in relation to a claimant with a mental health condition who had committed suicide after scoring zero points at his WCA. The claimant, Stephen Carre, had a community psychiatric nurse and a psychiatrist but they were never contacted by the DWP
On receiving such a letter from the coroner, the law requires the recipient to respond within 56 days saying what they are going to do to prevent future deaths.
It now seems that the DWP simply wrote acknowledging receipt of the letter and then did absolutely nothing more, in flagrant breach of the law
Not only that, they also withheld the fact of the coroner’s letter from Professor Harrington, the independent reviewer of the WCA. If the matter had been brought to his attention, it might have prevented the DWP from pushing ahead with the mass reassessment of all incapacity benefit claimants using the WCA
And almost 600 people might not have taken their own lives.
Cover of Ways To Challenge A PIP Medical Report50+ WAYS TO CHALLENGE A PIP MEDICAL
Moving on to another flawed assessment process, we have now updated our guide to the Best Possible Ways To Challenge A PIP Medical Report
The DWP have a team of people working to produce an online PIP claim form which will have an entirely different set of questions to the paper claim form
Online claim forms are much cheaper for the DWP to process and Iain Duncan Smith has just agreed to cut his department’s running costs yet again, probably by over 20%
More http://benefitsandwork.co.uk
clothcapclothcap on November 18th, 2015 03:38 pm (UTC)
Kincora: How an Establishment Paedophile Ring Leads to the Monarchy, MI5 & Rothschilds
Published on Oct 24, 2014
It has long been alleged that the systematic abuse of children took place in the Kincora home at the hands of a paedophile ring thought to be linked to MI5.
It has also been claimed that MI5 blocked police investigations into the abuse, who reportedly used the information of child abuse to blackmail, manipulate and coerce members of the establishment who were committing the abuse.



If the crime was forgery they'd all be doing a long stretch.

Edited at 2015-11-19 07:28 am (UTC)
clothcapclothcap on November 18th, 2015 04:34 pm (UTC)
West, Gulf complicity in oil-fuelled genocide of Myanmar’s Rohingya

Nafeez Ahmed
Wednesday 11 November 2015 12:41 UTC
Burma’s Muslim minority is a casualty of a geopolitical tug of war between the West and China to dominate Asia
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is on track to win nearly 90 percent of the votes in Myanmar’s historic elections.
EU observers have poured gushing praise on the “transparency” and “credibility” of the elections - despite simultaneously admitting they are not “truly genuine” due to the denial of voting rights to Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority, who make up 1.3 million of the Burmese population.
Last October, the International State Crime Initiative (ISCI) at Queen Mary University in London found that the Rohingya, who reside largely in Rakhine state, face “the final stages of a genocidal process”. Leaked government documents show that plans to inflict “mass annihilation” have been prepared at the highest levels.
The ISCI report catalogues the rape, torture, massacres, arbitrary detention, land theft and ghettoisation perpetrated as part of “a longer-term strategy by the state to isolate, weaken and eliminate the group”.
Overall, four million Burmese have been denied voting rights. Overseas Burmese workers cannot register, voter lists are riddled with errors, and polling has been cancelled in areas of ethnic violence - while a quarter of all parliamentary seats are reserved for the military.
Since 2012, Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) has repeatedly bowed to government authority, refusing to criticise military aggression against Christian Kachin rebels, amidst allegations of internal election rigging to prevent thousands of younger NLD members from voting.
“She has in some ways been co-opted by the government, which is led by a lot of former generals,” observed former Australian Ambassador to Myanmar Trevor Wilson.
More http://www.middleeasteye.net/columns/west-gulf-complicity-oil-fuelled-genocide-myanmar-s-rohingya-1741750760
h/t @AbbyMartin
clothcapclothcap on November 18th, 2015 04:38 pm (UTC)
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clothcapclothcap on November 18th, 2015 04:39 pm (UTC)
Follow the Money: From Paris to ISIS to Paris

Corbett 11/18/2015
November 17, 2015
Let us for one moment accept the whole Paris attacks narrative hook, line and sinker.
That the French government could not possibly have foreseen an attack.
That a multi-site emergency exercise planned for the same day just happened to be simulating an armed group committing attacks around the city just hours before that very scenario unfolded.
That the “mastermind” of the attacks just happens to be the latest in a string of terrorist boogeymen who manage to escape capture time and time again.
OK, fine. The question that the French people should STILL be asking themselves, even if they believe all of that, is this: How does the Islamic State, a ragtag band of jihadis who are supposedly at war with the combined military might of the US, Turkey, the Saudis, the Russians, the Iraqis, the Iranians and many others (including, of course, the Syrians) manage to fund and coordinate spectacular international terror attacks, including not only the Paris attack, but also (apparently) bombings in Turkey and Lebanon, and the take down of Russian airliners? How is it that governments can flag and track the “suspicious” financial transactions of anyone withdrawing or transferring over $10,000 from their own bank account, but can’t seem to find a way to restrict cash flows, arms and munitions to a geographically isolated enemy who are dependent on oil sales for their financial survival?
Good question. Just don’t ask the US State Department spokesman those questions, because he doesn’t have the answers. When asked earlier this week by RT’s Gayane Chichakyan “whether the US has sanctioned any banks suspected of carrying out transactions for ISIL,” department spokesman Mark Toner responded with a resounding: “I’d have to look into that. I don’t have the answer in front of me.”
More https://www.corbettreport.com/follow-the-money-from-paris-to-isis-to-paris/
(Anonymous) on November 19th, 2015 04:11 pm (UTC)
Re: Follow the Money: From Paris to ISIS to Paris
Paris attacks give rise to conspiracy theories.
"The attacks on New York and Washington DC by al-Qaeda on September 11, 2001, gave rise to the "truther" movement, which accused the US government of complicity in the attack. A similar movement formed after the attacks on London in 2005.

Social psychologist Karen Douglas from the University of Kent told Al Jazeera such ideas emerge from a sense of uncertainty after tragedies such as Paris.

"Conspiracy theories may allow people to regain a sense of power because they provide a concrete explanation for what might have happened.

"They emerge for such events maybe because the events are so significant that only large explanations will seem satisfactory.

"Explaining the events as the result of a terrorist group does not seem as justified as explaining it as the acts of much larger groups such as governments. This is known as the proportionality bias."

Viren Swami, a lecturer in psychology at Anglia Ruskin University, told Al Jazeera questioning details of an event should not be conflated with a conspiracy theory.

Tracking down the Paris attackers

"Questioning how a paper document survived a blast seems to me like a fair question. Suggesting that the Paris terrorist attacks were a false flag operation, on the other hand, does fit the description of a conspiracy theory.

"Why do conspiracy theories emerge so quickly?

"In the aftermath of stressful and traumatic events such as the one in Paris, some people may prefer explanations that either fit their worldview … or provide a simplistic explanation of something that is otherwise very difficult to comprehend.""
Re: Follow the Money: From Paris to ISIS to Paris - clothcap on November 21st, 2015 03:14 pm (UTC) (Expand)
Re: Follow the Money: From Paris to ISIS to Paris - (Anonymous) on November 21st, 2015 09:19 pm (UTC) (Expand)
Re: Follow the Money: From Paris to ISIS to Paris - clothcap on November 22nd, 2015 07:32 pm (UTC) (Expand)
clothcapclothcap on November 18th, 2015 04:54 pm (UTC)
“Humanitarian Retribution” against the Islamic State:
Illegal French Airstrikes on Syria hit Stadium, Museum, Clinics
By David Raven and Anna Dubius
Global Research, November 17, 2015
sott.net 16 November 2015
Anti-ISIS activists in Syria claim a stadium, a museum, medical clinics and a political building have been hit after France launched airstrikes in retaliation for the Paris terror attack.
Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently, a group of anonymous activists inside the ISIS stronghold, wrote that heavy strikes had been taking place since this morning. The group began documented the airstrikes at around 8am and said it had increased to “30 airstrikes” this evening. No civilian casualties have been reported yet, according to the group.
A spokesperson for the group suggested it was France who were behind the bombs. They said water and electricity was cut due to the strikes. They added: “It’s sad how it always falls on our heads, god bless and safe [sic] the civilians of Raqqa.”
France retaliated to the Paris terror attack by launching deadly airstrikes on an Islamic State jihadi training camp in Syria tonight. Yesterday French president Francois Hollande vowed to crush the extremist group who massacred 129 people on Friday night. Less than 24 hours later, some 10 fighter jets pummeled the ISIS-held city of Raqqa with at least 20 bombs, according to the French defence ministry. The jets hit command and control center, jihadi recruitment center, munitions depot and a training camp.
Comment: The Guardianis saying the same:
The Raqqa strikes, 20 in total, targeted parts of the city that had not been hit before, including a sports stadium, a museum, an equestrian centre and several administration buildings.
Now, who is going to come out and state the obvious?
Regardless of what targets are hit or not, these airstrikes have no legal mandate. They are a violation of international law.
The original source of this article is sott.net
Copyright © David Raven and Anna Dubius, sott.net, 2015
clothcapclothcap on November 18th, 2015 11:40 pm (UTC)
What a ****
Interpreting the thing Cameron, in reply to a PMQ, said that it is his job to kill civilians in Syria to protect the UK.
And actual words that it is not his job to outsource his job to opinion polls. I.e. the electorate can GF.
He also dismissed a UN resolution due to Russia's influence.
F*****g criminal, genocidal murder inciter and a few other words that would open me to censorship but accurately describe this apology for a human.

And in the news a minister told the Bilderberg Bullshit Corp, "We're going to war."

According to evidence so far no Syrians were involved in the Paris false flag atrocity.

Bilderberger Cameron and co are the enemy. Not the Syrians. ISIS is mostly mercenaries. The Syrian opposition is next to non existent, created by NED (Soros and the witches, Clinton, Power and the other habitual liar Rice) et al and the secret services to drive instability in one of the most stable countries on the planet, as Libya was.

Edited at 2015-11-19 12:08 am (UTC)